- Coco Gauff and Karolina Muchova halted for 45 minutes
- Protesters wearing ‘End Fossil Fuels’ T-shirts removed
The US Open semi-final between Coco Gauff and Karolina Muchova was interrupted by climate protesters early in the second set, with one of the protesters glueing their feet to the floor of the stands at Arthur Ashe Stadium.
With Gauff up a set and holding serve to open the second, a disturbance erupted in the upper reaches of the stadium and shouting began, disrupting play.
Written by Guardian sport and agencies
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